Richmond City Council has entered a new era without Councilwoman Gayle McLaughlin. The former mayor stepped down on July 18 to focus on her campaign for lieutenant governor of California.
After years of volunteering at her kids’ school, Fatima Alleyne ran a grassroots campaign and was elected as trustee for the Contra Costa County Board of Education. The Richmond resident and mother of four told the Richmond Pulse how she got involved in schools and gave some tips for other parents who want to advocate for their kids.
Black women put more into the United States than they get back, according to a recent report released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Researc
At a young age, my mom dreamed of becoming a teacher. She came to the United States to study English in hopes of making her dream a reality.
Fifty years after the Vietnam War, Cathy Lê remembers the day the U.S. Army came to her country and “everything changed.”
El Cerrito High School track and field star Kaylah Robinson has signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Oregon.
In February, Carmella Martin decided to start a support group for mothers called The Ambitious Mom.” The group is open to mothers of all backgrounds and ages and aims to build community and eliminate barriers between women while promoting community outreach.
Richmond Police have arrested the suspect in the shooting death of Rashanda Franklin, a 29-year-old year mother who was shot and killed in front of her children on Tuesday. With help from the U.S. Marshals Task Force and tips form the public, Richmond authorities apprehended Lawyer Dushan McBride, 43, in Sacramento on Wednesday.
Ghaliyah Roberts-Palmer was one of five local women who were honored recently as “Women of Impact” at an event hosted by Richmond Main Street, for their achievements as entrepreneurs and their contributions to the Richmond community.
This year’s International Women’s Day marked the 10th anniversary of Sisters in Solidarity, a Richmond tradition launched by then Mayor Gayle McLaughlin.